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Dr. Mark Holmes speaks to WRAL on NC Medicaid Expansion and what that means for rural NC

 

Dr. Mark Holmes, Director of the Sheps Center for Health Services Research and Professor of Health Policy and Management, spoke to WRAL on Tuesday September 26, 2023 about the recent announcement that Medicaid expansion will be enacted December 1st of this year.  He spoke to what this means for the state and how it will impact the rural areas of North Carolina.  This expanded Medicaid coverage will be comprehensive, including services like primary care, hospital stays, maternity care, vision and hearing, and more.

Click here to watch the clip

Click here to read the official NC Medicaid expansion announcement